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Perkins filling the spotlight

The 6-foot-6 lineman's giant proportions bringing notoriety

Updated: March 8, 2012, 7:52 PM ET
By William Wilkerson | HornsNation

RICHARDSON, Texas -- There are rims on the flashiest of cars that aren't the size of what Kent Perkins' arms were in eighth grade.

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William Wilkerson/ESPN.comKent Perkins has always played right tackle, but could move to left tackle in college.

Back then, as a 6-foot-6, 312-pound bulldozer, Perkins claims to have measured his arms at 23 inches in circumference.


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